With an overall population of 8,075 and a student population of 5,532, approximately 5,532 of Oakdale students attend one of Oakdale's schools that offer engineering programs.
Oakdale's largest engineering school is Dowling College. In 2010, Dowling College graduated approximately 0 students with credentials in engineering.
In 2009 tuition at engineering schools in Oakdale was $22,850 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a engineering program in Oakdale. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,200 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $26,950.
If you decide to work as an engineer in Oakdale, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 14,050 engineers in New York. Of these engineers, 1,690 were working in the greater Oakdale area. By the year 2018, the number of engineers is expected to increase by 9% in Oakdale. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in Oakdale is $85,750 per year, which is higher than the average for engineers state-wide.